Jason Barnett
I am a huge Raspberry Pi advocate, a hacker of hardware and builder of robots. Creator of the MotorPiTX robotics add-on board for the Raspberry Pi. I am a STEM Ambassador, CodeClub volunteer and you can often see me giving talks around the UK. I'm soon to be married to my best friend and we have 2 energetic little boys together.
  • Computer Skills
    Using an Arduino as an LCD clockLogo
    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to turn an Arduino into a clock using a 1602 LCD screen, an Arduino, a hand full of jumpers and a Real Time Clock, or RTC, chip/module.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Using a Wii Nunchuck to Control Python TurtleNunchuck
    The nunchuck is a good multi use input for your Raspberry Pi as they can be picked up cheaply and contains a joystick, a 3-axis accelerometer and 2 buttons in a nice ergonomically friendly controller. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to connect a Wii nunchuck adaptor to a Raspberry Pi and use Python to control the turtle module.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Controlling DC Motors Using Python With a Raspberry PiPi motor
    In this tutorial I will show you how to connect some motors to your Raspberry Pi. Doing so will allow your Raspberry Pi to interact in the real world, making it possible to build a robot, turn on a fan on a hot day or even drop a treat for your cat or dog while your away.Read More…
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    How to Create a Raspberry Pi Bitcoin MinerBitcoin pi
    The interesting phenomenon of Bitcoin has broken out of techiedom into the mainstream media, for all sorts of reasons. A licence to print money, albeit digitally, Bitcoin is capturing the imagination of many. This tutorial explains how to mine Bitcoin with a Raspberry Pi, though you probably won’t get rich.Read More…